45 min. Prep: 25 min. Cook: 20 min.159 calories/serving (approx.)
1 large egg separated
1 large egg white
1 dash salt
1 can green chili peppers whole small, drained
3/4 ounce cheddar cheese shredded
1 x salsa hot or medium (optional)
1. Preheat oven to 350F. Spray 6" au gratin dish with nonstick spray. Set aside.
2. In a medium bowl, with electric mixer on high speed, beat egg white and salt until stiff.
3. In a small bowl, lightly beat egg yolk; fold into egg whites. Spread half the mixture in prepared dish. Open chile and place flat on top; sprinkle with cheese. Spread remaining egg mixture on top to make an even layer.
4. Bake until golden brown and center is set; 15-20 minutes.
Serve with salsa if desired; rice and salad.
Source: Recipe land
Now I did not use canned green chilis but my new chilis from New Mexico. It was so tasty, hot but tasty. Ever since I got the chilis I could not wait to try a chili relleno recipe. It was sure worth the wait.